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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
, good news for the u.s. housing market foreclosure filings just hit a five year low in a report released this morning the number of filings fell 12% from august and 15% from a year earlier. california is among the states an -- that saw biggest declines. >>> fedex plans to cut several thousand from its workforce. the chairman says most reductions will come through voluntary departure program no word on how many jobs will be lost in the u.s., cuts part of a plan to boost profits by 1.7 billion dollars by 2016 through cutting costs. fedex warns its business is being hit by global economic slow down. >>> the race for the white house is getting tighter. the new poll showing mitt romney gaining on president obama, as vice president biden and paul ryan get ready for their debate tonight. >>> getting a tattoo is often a fashion statement. it can also carry risks. michael finney with safety ti >>> welcome back. clouds hanging around even though the radar returns are starting to dry and move out over the ocean clouds are causes 69 minute flight arrival delays into sfo now. fargo, minneapolis, 60s
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
of the cheapest car in the world maybe sold in the u.s. soon. the mini car looks like a smart car costs only $3,000 in the u.s. closer to $10,000, the higher cost is due to upgrades to meet u.s. standards. it has been dogged by issues like lack of heating, no cup holders and randomly catching fire while being driven, so yes that could be a problem. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> i'm just saying this morning if you send your kids to school without a jacket you don't need to feel so bad. >> they will probably take it off any way. here's a look outside from our sutro camera vollmer peak that is mount diablo looking from our vollmer peak camera with deck of low clouds shallow marine layer. 11 hours and 10 minutes of daylight, there's fog around hayward and oakland, limited fog the visibility is good, compared to yesterday past several mornings, a different start to your day with mild temperatures live doppler 7 hd, we are continuing to see a quiet and mild beginning to your morning with 63 in oakland, 59 in redwood city, good morning san francisco, 61 for you, 65 san rafael
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 6:00am PDT
and supply increasing. that is why the prices are coming down. >>> 6:10 u.s. about families come together, the change they are getting ready to demand today following that deadly explosion in 2010. >>> new poll released this morning showing how tight the presidential race is. >>> welcome back. scattered showers through wednesday. while tell you how much rain to expect and how much snow in the sierra and full forecast coming up in four minutes. >>> winter weather is hitting washington state this morning. crews responded last night to clear roads in snoqualmie pass up to five inches of snow already on the ground. sleet is also a problem. despite plows hitting the road drivers are being warned that conditions remain dangerous this morning. >>> sonoma county whom side detectives are hoping someone -- homicide detectives are hoping someone will call in with clues. a woman's body was found yesterday morning. >> the victim is believed to be in her 30s. deputies say death is suspicious. >>> bizarre sequence of events in vallejo has left one man dead, another in custody as well as a house nearly b
ABC
Oct 23, 2012 6:00am PDT
the opportunity to talk about u.s. jobs and auto industry. >> the president: were you clear that you would not provide government assistance to the u.s. auto companies, even if they went through bankruptcy. >> idea that has been suggested that i would liquidate the industry, of course not. >> reporter: another moment getting a lot of attention, exchange over the size of the military. fact checkers are saying romney was wrong about the navy being smaller now than it was in 1917. for the record the army and marines still do use bayonets. the president is campaigning in florida and ohio this morning. romney in nevada and colorado wrapping up with a rally with kidd rock. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> stay with abc 7 for continuing coverage. coming up on "good morning america" vice president biden and congressman ryan, george stephanopoulos will be talking to the two about how their running mates did last night. >>> traffic and weather together, next on the abc7 morning news. live look outside, at the embarcadero and the bay and meteorologist mike nicco will have your full forecast. sue will h
ABC
Oct 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
coast is bracing for the hurricane to hit the u.s. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with what is ahead. >> a hurricane and then some. it's a super storm. the east coast could be looking at super price tag. they are estimating one billion dollars in damage. live look at miami. ginger zee is reporting five to six foot waves that she says will grow to 15 feet. that is just right now. worst is in the days to come. this is cuba overnight. where the damage has already been done. 21 people killed in the caribbean, 11 in cuba lb. what is in store store the u.s. more the hurricane. it could join with other systems and that would form a super storm on long island. patty smith had sandbagging and storm proofing her home. >> an ounce of prevention is pound of cure or something like that. we are keeping our fingers crossed. >> reporter: in florida overnight people didn't seem too worried. they were down at the beach and they were enjoying the weather. enjoy it while they can. it is going to change dramatically. the new york governor has enacted emergency crews to monitor hurricane sandy. >
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
born in the u.s. has fallen. new numbers show fewer than four million babies were born in again 11, lowest since 1998, and 1% decline from 2010. experts say it is proof of the weak economy forcing some couples to put off having children. >>> number of teens who drink and drive continues to go down. cdc says 9 out of 10 are not drinking and driving. teen dui's down 54% since 1991. the decrease is likely due to increased awareness about the dangers of dui as well as safety laws. >>> today marks 20th wedding anniversary for president obama and the first lady. of course, they will mark the occasion not with dinner but tonight's debate many the first lady will be in the audience when her husband squares off with mitt romney. a belated celebration will take this weekend. [ unintelligible ] >> i think flowers will be arriving tonight debate or no debate. 6:15. >> no more records. >> no i think the records are over. winds blowing at the coliseum this morning. how about we hoist an al west investigation flag up there later this afternoon and put it next to the wonderful state of california
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
and friday in the forecast. >>> the number of u.s. deaths is growing. the cdc says 2.5 million died in the u.s. last year, 45,000 more than in 2010. demographers say the increase is not surprising because the population is getting older deaths can jump up or down from year-to-year depending on several factors, including the flu season. >>> new poll shows most voters oppose cuts to big bird and his pbs friends. the poll finds 55% of likely voters oppose cuts to public television. 30 favre% support cuts. issue came to light last week when mitt romney -- promised to cut funds for pbs. obama campaign released parody ad yesterday. the parent company of sesame street has asked that ad be pulled. >>> mitt romney's wife ann has been booked as guest host on "good morning america" this morning. she is filling in for robin who is on extended medical leave. ann will be sharing recipes from the romney household. >> i have a cooking emergency. the grill is too hot. i'm here, i'm making welsh cakes. my grandmother taught me how to make them. i'm teaching my grandchildren. >> you can catch ann romney on "good
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
military institute expected to propose u.s. take a more assertive role in syria and put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. romney is looking to paint president obama as a weak leader who has limited influence on global affairs. >>> man under arrest after police say he assaulted a woman in golden gate park. officers say he grabbed the woman around the waist, she broke away, unharmed. police chased him and pepper sprayed him when he resisted. >>> rescuers pulled 14 cats and a diagnosis from a house fire after two residents escaped many crews responded to the 300 block of erving ton street. two of the cats and the dog died. >>> crowds expected on wednesday when the new target store at metreon opens. the store occupies second floor of the metreon complex target officials held a job fair there in august and hired 300 new employees. the new target store will be the first in the city. the store opens 7 a.m. and will cater to shoppers buying food and smaller items. >>> drama building for pumpkin fanatics today annual world championship pumpkin weigh-off kicks off in half mo
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
, paul ryan, attacked mr. obama for not doing enough to strengthen the u.s. economy. not so, says the president. in his weekly address he pointed to his bailout of the u.s. auto industry. >> i bet on american workers and american ingenuity, and three years later that bet is paying off in a big way. >> and the president is betting on star power to bolster his re-election chances. bruce springsteen and bill clinton will stump for the president in new york. -- in ohio. chuck severson, abc news, new york. >>> the next presidential debate will be tuesday at hofstra university in new york. abc7 will carry it live at 6:00 p.m. >>> as the candidates prepare for this week's debate, does either party have the edge? coming up at 8:00, "this week" looks at where things stand after the vice presidential debate. the debate moderator martha raddatz joins george to break it all down. don't miss this week with george stephanopoulos this morning at 8:00 here on abc7. >>> californians like online voter registration, but that might not be good news for republicans. more than 400,000 californians have
ABC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
services for u.s. ambassador chris stevens will be held at san francisco city hall tomorrow. he tide in an attack at the american consulate in benghazi last month. senator feinstein and libya's ambassador to the u.s. are both expected to attend. the memorial will be held in the rotunda open to the public and set to start 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. >>> 6:06. traffic and weather together next on the abc7 morning news. >> here's a live look from outside, it is clear in some spots but there's fog dense scattered in other spots meteorologist lisa argen will have your full forecast. we'll also check in with sue hall in the traffic center. >>> the feature facebook is taking away from some users today. i moved to new york to work in fashion. so i had to look the part. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there, i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx. >>> good monday morning. mike has the day. we are looking at higher clouds that will drift through the bay area later today also s
ABC
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
about slowing u.s. and global economy how it is going to hurt their bottom line. it is the 25th, anniversary of the 1987 black monday crash, trading here despite the anniversary, quiet. a lot of old-timers remembering that day saying they worked 24 hours on those days. everything was didn't by paper then no computers. you may be seeing a lot of toyota prius in traffic in california passed the civic and accord to become the best selling vehicle line this year in the golden state. according to the california new car dealers association of all prius' sold in the u.s. one in four was sold in california. do you like your boss? seems many americans don't. 2/3 in fact are so unhappy at their job they would rather have a new boss than a pay raise according to a study. many say they feel uninspired and unappreciated. 15% are miserable or bored. live at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >>> right now the weather mike it feels balmy. >>> temperatures mild because of the cloud cover in some areas as warm as it is going to get today, temperatures hold steady at the coast if not fal
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
with accident. altamont commute just under 25 minutes. >>> still ahead, breaking news from the u.s./mexico border. shooting leaves a border patrol agent dead, we'll have details. >>> oprah's big the deal she just signed as she tries to improve ratings at her struggling cable network. >>> first a consumer reports' smell test can febreeze mask kitty litter and sardine odors? michael finney has the answer. >>> breaking news. a border patrol agent was killed in a shootout near the u.s./mexico line in arizona this morning the area is known as a major drug smuggling corridor. another border patrol agent was wounded and airlifted to a hospital. one dead, one wounded no word on the wounded agent's condition. more information as soon as we get. >>> you may have seen tv commercials for febreze air freshener. you may be wondering if the product works as advertised. michael finney has the results of a new consumer records test. >> reporter: good morning. consumer reports wanted to see if febreze really lives up to its ad. they did extensive tests. you might be surprised with the results. this
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
the u.s. ambassador with three other americans. >> number four, latest jobs report this morning shows u.s. unemployment rate fell to 7.8% last month dropping below 8% for the first time in nearly four years. employers added 114,000 jobs in september. >> number five, extra crowded this weekend with visitors attending numerous events throughout the bay area, fleet week, america's cup races, giants' playoffs and hardly strictly bluegrass festival to name a few, bart, muni and golden gate transit are adding extra service. >>> final check on forecast. >>> good morning. starting out with low clouds, high clouds and cool temperatures up to the north looking at 48 in santa rosa, 57 fremont, 58 livermore, if you are lucky enough to get breaks in clouds pretty sunrise now. clouds thin out and look for temperatures to reel the low 60s at our coast, mid sick 60s to 70 around the bay -- low 70s to upper 70s inland. cooler inland, we'll see that sun shine throughout the afternoon mixed in with clouds this is going to hold through the rest of the weekend. >>> to recap: hot spot bay bridge toll earlier a
ABC
Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
and encouraging them to kill anonymous leams. he was on a plane and bound for the u.s. a waiting trial with him are two other suspects accused of participating in the bombings of two american embassies in africa in 1998. 224 people died in those attacks, including twelve americans. two more men faced a judge in new haven. they reportedly used a connecticut internet service provider to raise cash and recruit and equip terrorists, including members of al-qaeda. abc news, new york. >> israel scrambled tighter jets -- fighter jets to intercept a drone that crossed deep into israeli airspace this week. the aircraft was shot down over the country's southern desert. it is believed to be launchedly hezbollah out of lebanon. it's the first time in six years they have penetrated israel's airspace. >>> concern is growing for a ten-year old colorado girl that has been missing now for two days. jessica ridgway was last seen friday morning walk to go school. police believe she's been kidnapped. 400 volunteers turned out yesterday to search for jessica. police say she walked to a nearby park every morning to
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
the u.s. embassy in libya wand a special operations team to stay -- official says the request was granted and ambassador stevens and three other americans were killed in an attack in benghazi september 11th. today the top adviser will visit libya to discuss the investigation. >>> still ahead, do-or-die day for a's and giants. >> and, parachuting from the edge of space. the daredevil trying to set an extreme skydiving record this morning. we are just learning about delays, >>> welcome back. nice to see you. partly sunny today stray shower possible any time temperatures below average 60s around the bay and coast and 70s inland. live doppler across the entire state hot spot right near our coast where the best chance of showers will be until the afternoon tahoe may be getting a stray shower and 61. 93 in palm springs. >>> 6:44. >> that means it is time to check in with josh for what is coming up on "good morning america." >>> it also means time to mock me with all the california weather out there. it is fair to say, it is not in the 80s out there, also fair to say not dry out ther
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
to limit damage from the report. u.s. anti-doping agency released finding froms -- findings from an investigation last week. >>> homes in two bay area cities so expensive on new top few list of priciest zip codes atherton number three, nearly 4.9 million dollars. hillsborough, 4.1 million dollars the most expensive zip code in the country manhattan around central park area 6.1 million dollars. >>> let's see if you get what you pay for weather-wise. >> that's free. >> i know. that's why we all pay this high rent it is beautiful out there right now, a little cool, winds are light, skies are clear and the sun comes up, officially 7:21 setting at:29. 11 hours and 8 minutes of -- at 6:29. 11 hours and 8 minutes on our way to a gorgeous day winds not that gusty we don't have a red flag warning we have an elevated fire risk because of the offshore flow, breezy in higher elevations. doppler clear, we have a threat of rain coming our way too in the seven day outlook. you have to stay tuned for that. 58 fremont as well as san francisco. good morning fairfeld, 60, 50 in santa rosa, cooler o
ABC
Oct 20, 2012 6:00am PDT
in packet i-80 and u.s. 50. if you have travel plans, keep that in mine. 72 in the city. nice afternoon through fremont, 73. more sunshine as you head toward livermore at 75. 63 at our coast. numbers really not far from the average. a pleasant afternoon and down by the monterey bay lots of clouds right now. a little fog around and 66 in monterey. and later on this afternoon over into the east bay, stanford today noontime 65 versus cal. notice by 3:00 we are at 70 degrees. so it should be a very comfortable afternoon. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. 70s around the bay. upper 60 he is in the inland east bay and tomorrow numbers of cooler by about 5 degrees. the rain comes in overnight on sunday for the monday morning commute. the front pushes through early monday. scattered showers, maybe an inch in the north bay, half-inch elsewhere with a quarter inch in the south bay and by the end of the week finally we dry out. the heaviest rain will be with that five to seven am ride monday morning. >> all right. thank you, lisa. dan harris joins us now live from new york to tell us what
ABC
Oct 21, 2012 6:00am PDT
council spokesperson said the report in the new york times is not true, and the u.s. will continue to work with the u.n. to try to resolve the issue. in the meantime president obama and mitt romney are preparing for tomorrow's showdown in florida. here's abc news reporter karen traverse with the details. >>> with the presidential contenders getting ready for monday night's debate, the campaigning fell to their runningmates. vice president biden stumped in florida. >> i don't blame that baby's surprise. that baby knows what's in store for him or her if romney wins. >> while they rallied supporters in ohio. >> we are going to put people back to work because in 7 days -- 17 days we are going to elect mitt romney the next president of the united states of america. >> the president and mitt romney are off the trail prepping for their third and final debate. >> this one i think matters because it's in effect the tiebreaker. >> the monday night showdown will focus on foreign policy which has taken a back seat to the economy and other domestic issues. but a contentious exchange over libya in the l
ABC
Oct 24, 2012 6:00am PDT
with craig playing 007. some are calling it the best bond film in years. it opens in the u.s. november 9th. "good morning america" will have much more if you want to get more, stay tuned coming up at 7:00. >>> this morning, expert teacher offering to struck the united nations chief on how to skydive. felix bumgarner made the offer to secretary general ban ki-moon yesterday the two were talking about it during a photo shoot. moon looked dubious about the lesson but did praise bumgarner for his courage. >>> 6:26. disaster drill, the training exercise continuing today for first responders designed to look like an out of control party, we'll explain. >>> what is happening in the east bay after an experimental aircraft came crashing to the ground. >> reporter: i'm amy hollyfield at the ballpark. giants getting ready for first game of the world series. first they had to borrowing from a neighbor. i'll explain, coming up. >>> you are looking at raindrops what is behind that would be the bay bridge torblgs headlights towards the metering lights which are on traffic slow coming into san francisco,
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
are calculated. the u.s. supreme court said it's okay to give unlimited amounts of money to ballot measures. >> i think it's telling voters that the initiative process isn't for everyone. when you see this many wealthy people crowded on one ballot together putting in these giant sums of money, it's unprecedented. >> we work with charles munger on the redistricting reform. >> he took a lot of money from charles during a previous election because he couldn't get government reform through the legislature. the group says someone has to pay for all those ads and campaign efforts. >> to qualify a ballot measure takes an an incredible amount of time and money needed for the signatures required by the constitution. but money doesn't always win. the california voter foundation said voters only approve a third of initiatives because it's harder to convince people to vote yes. >> you can buy your way on to the ballot, but you cannot buy the voters' votes. >> money isn't everything. the humane society of the united states got prop 2 passed in 2008 largely on a grass roots effort and now hands have to have mo
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> but the wheels of government run slowly. the u.s. epa rarely grants state waivers. the last one was after hurricane katrina. because california has special restrictions to ensure we have the cleanest gasoline in the world, the state must sign off first. >> you have another layer of government activity that has to take place legally. >> as painful as the prices are, not everyone thinks california should switch to winter blend so soon when temperatures can still be on the high side. just this week parts of the state suffered through a heat wave when summer fuels can help fight off health damaging pollution. >> the cleaner gasoline is a key control measure. it cuts the emission that is causes smog and sends people to hospitals and emergency rooms. >> with the exxon mobile torrence factory back on line, supplies should increase. wholesale prices dropped 40 to 50 cents, but it won't be reflected at the pump until next week, so expect prices to stay high a few more days. long-term, the oil industry said california needs to expand infrastructure, build nor refineries, pipeline and storage, but t
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